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Tula Rasi Color – Tula Rashi Lucky Colour

There are two colors that are dedicated to Tula Rasi and that are the lucky colours associated with the Rashi based on Moon astrology. The Tula Rashi lucky colours are white and silver. Wearing white and other shades of white color dress and wearing silver ornaments are good for this rashi people, especially while going for interview, work and for other auspicious events
Please note that some regions and communities have different colors for Tula Rashi like other shades of white and sometimes cream is also chosen as lucky color.
Wearing white or cream color dress for competitions, exams etc are lucky for Tula Rashi people.
You can wear silver ornaments and white color precious stones like pearl for desire fulfillment.

November 2013 – Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in November 2013

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in November 2013– based on major Hindu calendars and Panchangam used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also take help through the comment section on good dates for various purposes including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc.

November 1 – Dhanteras, Dhanvantri Jayanti November 2 – Hanuman Jayanti, Kali Chaudash
November 2 – Narak Chaturdasi November 3 – Diwali, Lakshmi Puja November 3 – Amavasya November 4 – Gujarati New Year – Vikram Samvat 2070 begins November 4 – Kartik month begins in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. November 4 – Skanda Sashti Fasting begins - dedicated to Muruga November 4 – Annakut, Govardhan Puja November 5 – Bhai Dooj, Yam Dwitiya November 5 – Chitragupta Puja

Today November 2, 2013 Second Day of Diwali Celebrations – Important Rituals and Pujas

Today November 2, 2013 is the day before Diwali. Here are the list of pujas, rituals and festivals that are observed on November 2, 2013 by different Hindu communities in India.
Naraka Chaturdasi – Deepavali celebrations in South India

Choti Diwali – The day before Diwali in North and Western parts of India
Jalapoorna Trayodashi – Associated with Diwali Ritual bathing (Performed on first three days of Diwali celeberation).
Bhuta Chaturdashi – Dedicated to Bhutas or goblins
Kukur Tihar – Second day of Diwali festival in Nepal
Roop Chaudas / Rup Chturdasi – Traditional Diwali oil bath
Kali Chaudas – Worship of Kali

Hanuman Jayanti – Birthday of Hanuman in some regions
Neer Thumba Habba – Cleaning of vessel and ritual bath

Diwali Thoughts on a Fresh Start

Diwali is a symbol of a fresh start, a new beginning. I always say that God doesn't open our old files. Whenever we go to Him, whenever we bow our heads humbly and say, “God, I am yours,” He will accept us. We must only offer ourselves completely at His holy feet.
On Diwali, most people begin a new checkbook, as a symbol of a “fresh start,” and they usually write the first check payable to God. This is a beautiful symbol of devotion to Him. It symbolizes that everything we are, everything we have, everything we earn is being laid at His holy feet. This is the beauty of Indian culture. In our yagnas, the mantras end with “idam na mama.” This means, “not for me, but for you, God.”
However, once we’ve written that check to God, placed it in the mandir, said a few mantras and taken prasad, do we actually live any differently? Do we really offer our lives to God, or do we only give Him this one piece of paper each year? The check to God is not an end in and of itself. Rather, it is t…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 2, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on November 2, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha  Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha  Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the dark phase of moon till 7:17 PM on November 2. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Hasta or Atham Nakshatra till 12:32 AM. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai Nakshatram
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 12:31 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Narak Chaturdasi. Deepavali in Tamil Nadu. Roop Chaturdasi
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 – Kartik Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.